The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Copper Beeches
Georges Treville appeared as Sherlock Holmes in a number of short features in 1912. His series of films was the first officially authorised series of Holmes Films, produced under the supervision of Conan Doyle himself. This is the 8th and final episode it is also the only episode that survives. The series comprised the following films, all directed by Adrien Caillard and produced by Eclair.
Run time 23 minsProducer Arthur Conan DoyleProduction Company EclairAudio/Visual Silent, B/W
1. Le ruban moucheté/The Speckled Band
2. Flamme d’argent/The Silver Blaze
3. The Beryl Coronet
4. The Musgrave Ritual
5. The Reigate Squires
6. The Stolen Papers
7. Le mystère de Val Boscombe/The Mystery of Boscombe Valey
8. The Copper Beeches
Ecalir also produced a feature, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes in 1911, which is also lost.
January 25, 2013
100 year Holmes!
This short (30 min., I don't think they made them any longer back then) is clear & easy to follow! The stars do ham it up a bit, but thats how it went back then. Treville is good (no Norwood though) & there is no Watson, but a fun half hour!
September 27, 2011
thanks for the upload